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Fall 2023 Co-op: Molecular Analytics
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • Currently enrolled in B.S./M.S. program in Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Behavioral Neuroscience, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, or a related field
  • Completion of foundational biology coursework with laboratory component
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively as needed
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented with strong critical thinking skills and excel at identifying and solving issues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, supporting the development and optimization of robust molecular assays: qPCR, ddPCR, and other molecular assays for the characterization and release of cell and gene therapy drug products, drug substance, and critical starting materials
  • Preparing samples and running molecular assays, experimental design and data analysis and interpretation with supervision as needed
  • Proactively seek out and explore areas for optimization, improvement, and automation in molecular-based assays and protocols
  • Document, present, and communicate experimental data and conclusions in electronic notebook
  • Collaborate with teammates across the organization and program teams to support development of needed assays
  • Adhere to all laboratory safety requirements and procedures, assist in maintaining general laboratory functionality
  • Flexibility to support taking on new projects and troubleshooting as needs arise and priorities are dynamic
Desired Qualifications
  • Hands on knowledge and experience basic molecular biology assays (PCR, qPCR, and/or ddPCR, DNA extraction)
  • Experience with basic molecular biology assays (DNA extraction, PCR etc)
  • Experience pipetting with manual, electronic, and multichannel pipettes
  • Experience collaborating effectively within cross-functional teams
  • Knowledge and/or experience in gene editing, or willingness to learn
  • Independently motivated, detail-oriented, and excellent problem-solving abilities
Prime Medicine

51-200 employees

Gene editing biotechnology company
Company Overview
Prime Medicine's mission is to transform the lives of patients with debilitating diseases through the application of our groundbreaking Prime Editing platform and technology. The company uses Prime Editing, a next-generation gene editing approach that they believe can address the genetic cause of disease and potentially provide patients with long-lasting cures.